Rating: ★★★★ After the success of Deadpool, it’s natural to feel apprehensive about what comes next. Will it be as good as the first? Or will it fall flat? I was excited to see the Merc with a Mouth back again, but wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I’d thankfully managed to avoid all spoilers online, so I was excited to see what the sequel would bring to … Continue reading “Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel
Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Nick Ferwerda’s 11 minute horror comedy, Family Game Night, follows the story of your everyday middle-class family as they sit down for some quality family time. You have mum, dad and a son and daughter. It starts out very normal, but soon takes a hilariously dark turn. It sells itself as a horror-comedy, and did genuinely make me laugh out loud in places. I often … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Family Game Night”
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Year: 2018 Directed by: Martin Zandvilet Stars: Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shîna Written by Lucy Buglass The concept of ‘The Outsider’ is a very interesting one, and partially why I was so drawn to the film in the first place. The film follows a former American GI by the name of Nick Lowell who joins the Yakuza, and that… Continue reading The Outsider
Rating: ★★★★ Note: As a non-native speaker, I do recommend turning on YouTube subtitles for this one to ensure you don’t miss any important dialogue. Running at only 6 minutes, Pocket Mummy manages to deliver an important message quickly, whilst still engaging audiences in its narrative and characters. I liked the fact that it was only set in one location and featured three actors, because it adds … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Pocket Mummy”
Hello everyone, I have decided to create a podcast to go alongside the blog! This is a pretty nerve-racking thing for me, but also exciting as it allows me to showcase my love of cinema and TV in a whole new way. The podcast will be hosted here: http://lucygoestohollywood.podbean.com I’m not quite sure when the first episode will be, but I’m working on it, and will … Continue reading The Lucy Goes to Hollywood Podcast!